Smectymnuan

noun
Smec·​tym·​nu·​an | \ smekˈtimnəwən \
plural -s

Definition of Smectymnuan

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : one of a group of five 17th century English Presbyterian clergymen collaborating in a pamphlet attacking the episcopacy
2 : an adherent of the Smectymnuans

Smectymnuan

adjective
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Definition of Smectymnuan (Entry 2 of 2)

: of or relating to the Smectymnuans

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History and Etymology for Smectymnuan

Noun

Smectymnuus, pseudonym formed from the initials of Stephan Marshall †1635, Edmund Calamy †1666, Thomas Young †1655, Matthew Newcomen †1669, and William Spurstowe †1666 British Presbyterian clergymen + English -an

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“Smectymnuan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Smectymnuan. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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